The 2020 annual meeting of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) was held virtually from November 12 to November 14, 2020. Content on this page captures the key discussion points, knowledge gaps, and recommended next steps identified by the participants of the 24 breakout sessions held at that event. Click on the links below and in the margin to access and download the content. To download all the reports in a compressed folder, click here.
In addition to the breakout sessions held during the COR-NTD meeting, the COR-NTD Secretariat hosted more than 20 pre-meeting sessions and webinars. Links to the recordings of those meetings are available at the bottom of this page.
This document synthesizes the knowledge gaps and recommended next steps from all 18 sessions, organized by disease. Corresponding knowledge gaps and recommended next steps can be viewed side by side in two-page view.
Individual Breakout Reports
The documents below provide detailed overviews of the key discussion points, knowledge gaps, and recommended next steps from each of the 18 breakout sessions held at COR-NTD 2020.
Links to Recordings of COR-NTD Pre-Meetings
Addressing Stigma and the Mental Health Burden of NTDs
Approaching schistosomiasis elimination: from mass treatment to targeted interventions
Building resilience into NTD programs
Context-driven Research for NTDs: Capacity Building Initiatives
Decision Making in Schistosomiasis
Elimination of HAT
Elimination of Schistosomiasis as a Public Health Problem
Fake News & Trust in NTD Health Programs
India’s new helminth control paradigm
Integrated strategies for hotspots: beyond ecology and towards cross-cutting programmatic challenges
Integrating Testing & Treating of NTDs: Benefits of Integrating T & T of Hep C and Chagas
Integration in Action: Examples of integrated data systems in NTDs
Leishmaniasis: A coordination agenda (2020 - 2030)
Measuring the impact of NTDs on disability, morbidity, stigma and mental ill-health
NTD Elimination and Eradication: Understanding and Overcoming Critical Barriers to Success
Strengthen Communication Pathways In NTDs
The Impact of COVID-19 on the 2030 Goal
Things Fall Together – Mainstreaming NTD Functions and Services within the Health System
Trichiasis transition planning – Integrating activities into routine eye care service delivery
Unlocking new collaboration for NTDs
WaSH: Where's the evidence?
Xenomonitoring for Integrated Surveillance
Zoonotic NTDs & One Health: Research needs & control strategies